For service providers with rigid network resources, physically assigned in metro and wide-area networking (WAN)networks, their complex networking structures aren’t easily manipulated into making dynamic changes. Another challenge is the ability to manage their existing network connections, while at the same time, build new agile platforms with on-demand, multi-tenant services.
The time has come for network operators to also enjoy the benefits that virtualization and programmatic control over network infrastructure can deliver. So today, IXPs and ISPs are ready to forge ahead and deploy software-defined networking (SDN) with at-scale network virtualization and spin up virtual network infrastructure to more flexibly, and cost-efficiently, meet their customer’s demands.
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